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Biological scientists and biochemists

Up to £18,000

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Entry requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.


Two year course.

What will I study?

This course is ideal for anyone who is fascinated by living things and how they work. Topics covered include cells, molecules, biodiversity, biotechnology and the environment.

All the theoretical work is underpinned by regular practical work that enables you to improve your understanding of theory and develop important practical skills. Lessons are taught in specialist biology laboratories with access to an extensive range of practical equipment.

Good course combinations

Biology works well with Chemistry, Psychology and Physical Education.

What could it lead to?

Studying Biology develops the biological knowledge and skills to study a bioscience related degree. You will also gain a wealth of transferable skills such as problem solving, data analysis and team work that are valued in many degree programmes. Past students have studied a wide range of courses including; Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Marine Biology and Sports Studies.

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If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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